|Object type||Black & white - Glass original whole plate negative|
Unknown Australian Official Photographer
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Hindenburg Outpost Line Area, Vendelles|
|Date made||27 September 1918|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
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A bridge built across a railway cutting near Vendelles, in France, by the 12th Field Company of ...
A bridge built across a railway cutting near Vendelles, in France, by the 12th Field Company of Australian Engineers, with materials salvaged from captured German dumps. This structure, built alongide a destroyed German brick arch bridge, and constructed of timber trestles and rolled steel joists, had a total span of 86 feet, was 32 feet high, and took an axle load of 14 tons.